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Jul 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
told you about the mother diagnosed with the flesh eating bacteria days after giving birth to twins. she's undergone 20 surgical procedures. this morning she'll open up about her recovery for the first time in an exclusive live interview. >>> the blame game in london. who pulled the plug on concert performance by music legend bruce springsteen and paul mccartney. you just don't do that. the story in a minute. >>> we begin with the return of the brutal heat. the weather channel's stephanie abrams in for al this morning. >> good morning. we'll talk more about the heat in just a minute. but first i want to take you into houston and talk more about the lightning strike that killed two during a soccer game and injured another. they were taking shelter under a tree, the absolute worst spot you can be because lightning will go to the highest point. one man died at the scene, a second taken to the hospital, a third treated for burns. >>> the temperatures, the plains, midwest all the way to the northeast, we will see the 90s. we will see the triple digit readings yet again, all thanks to a b
Comedy Central
Jul 4, 2012 1:35am PDT
brings us to tonight's word. (cheers and applause) >> one of the twin states, florida, was devastated by the recession but as recently rebounded under the leadership of republican governor and grown-up bat boy rick scott. who recently tooted his own horn with this ad. >> across florida here's the news. companies are hiring, expanding, putting more floridians to work. florida's unemployment rate continues to get better. now at a three year low, florida's getting back to work. >> stephen: now good for him. but folks, here's the problem. one pollster when he saw that commercial said, i initially thought it was an obama ad. and many elderly florida voters are already easily confused. (laughter) kuz you know what else they think are ad force obama? these. (laughter) well, the romney campaign knew they had to do something. now according-- according to bloomberg news, they have asked governor rick scott to downplay florida's job gains. because it only help os bama who paints a rosy picture. but for some reason, governor scott won't say florida sucks. because-- just hours after that bloomberg
Jul 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
! children! zaakira mitchell nd shaakira white... identical twins from south carolina... both delivered babies on the same day. and get this... their due dates were almost a month apart!dr. james ferguson... who delivered both of their babies... says he couldn't believe it when both women turned up at the hospital tuesday. "i kind of joked with shaakira that she was trying to steal her sister's limelight for that day. i just thought, 'this is not really believable.'" -butt to- "everybody always asks, 'did you all plan this? did you all plan this?' no, it was not planned!" 3 the sisters delivered their babies one hour sister had a boy... while the other delivered átwinsá... a boy and girl. 3 ravens camp is up and running. the team will be back on the field for their second full squad workout of the season.ed reed, ray lewis and ray rice were all there as training camp kicked off thursday... but haloti ngata wasn't. he hurt his hamstring.left tackle bryant mc kinney was also absent...for quote personal word on when he'll be back...joe flacco is opening his fift
Jul 7, 2012 5:30am EDT
center in college park. times were tough, the only way to keep his long hours were by bringing his twin boys, francis and franklin, to work. >> people inspired me, people that just came and -- >> reporter: it didn't take long for the boy toss grow on the staff and for the game to grow on them. >> i think he has what roger federer has, what nadal has, what jimmy conor had. he has the pure joy of hitting a tennis ball. that goes a long way. >> reporter: what separates you from the other tennis players out there your age? >> i just want it so much more than they do. every time i step on the court it's like i'm here to work as hard as i can. >> reporter: he's considered the number one ranked player in the world in his age group. hey, at least i got a racket on it. >> hey. >> but the message is clear at home. i appreciate you showing me a thing or two on the court. you didn't hurt me too bad. what does it take to take your game to the next level? what does it take for me to turn on the tv and see you on sundays? >> a lot of hard work. a lot of belief. in tennis you go through ups and downs,
Jul 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
diagnosis brought long-lost sisters back together. >> reporter: they say twins have a special bond. >> i move here, she moves here. it just -- it's weird. >> reporter: washington state sisters stephanie and kim shared everything, including cancer. >> everything steph gets i get. >> reporter: stephanie was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. kim a year later. both got double mastectomies, preventive hysterectomies and similar tattoos to cover their scars. but it turned out they also shared something else, the breast cancer gene mutation brca1. >> that explains why i got family. >> reporter: the twins wanted to warn other family members to get tested. but there was a catch. >> we were adopted in ft. lauderdale, florida. >> reporter: they had no idea who their biological mother was and the record across the country in florida were sealed until a genetic counselor from seattle swedish medical center stepped in. >> i said to the judge that this information is critical for the medical care of her biological family. >> reporter: the records were unsealed. while the twins learned their m
Jul 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
and the lights magically turned on. here though, twin brooke parkway still in the dark. we did travel down georgia avenue to get here, saw several lights that this be turned on. traffic resumed as normal. even coming down at randolph, you can see some of the street lights are starting to slowly come on. we have seen some pepco crews in the area, so it appears they are eventually making their way to these major thoroughfares and huge intersections. you can see there is a bit of confusion, cars stopping in the middle of the road to head over. again, treat these as four way stops, but you can imagine, with the morning rush, you have four lanes of traffic here. it is going to be quite confusing, so please you know, drive with caution and wash sheens, as you are heading out. you willen countier some intersections with lights. others without. you know, everyone is asking for patience at this point, but it seems like some patient sheens is running thin, -- wash patience is running thin. >> i want them to get every nursing home back to full restoration and i'm not going to accept july 6th as a dat
Jul 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
of whom are twins with downs syndrome. those twin girls have leukemia undergoing chemotherapy. the family is tooped out financially. their donations surpassed $25,000 in less than a month. >>> now to politics and a new report from "the washington post" that examines whether campaigns really change voters' minds. i'm joined now by the author of that article, the post's paul far hi and larry sabatosabato, gentlemen. >> hi, alex. >> paul, i will go first to you. this is a fascinating article. you write about one man who's called every popular election vote correctly, even within like 2 percentage points since 1992. tell us about that. >> yes. this is allen brom owe wits a political science professor at emery university. but he is not entirely unique. a number of forecasters do this with some precision every single election. it's because elections are themselves fairly predictable. you don't have to wait until october, you don't have to wait for the polls in november to know approximately or at least with some precision how things are going to turn out. that's what dr. abrom owe wits and othe
Jul 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
famed highway 12. she'll be here to show us the fun the twins had along the way. >> first inside to the news desk. tamron hall with the top stories. hey, tamron. >> hey, willie, everyone. more than a million customers waiting for electricity to be restored after weekend storms that swept from ohio to washington, d.c. high winds damage power lines, uprooted trees and killed at least 22 people. meantime blistering heat will stretch from the midwest to the mid-atlantic states today. british drugmaker glaxcosmithkline agreed to pay $3 billion in fines to settle cases involving different drugs. that's the largest settlement for health care fraud in u.s. history. the justice department says glaxcosmithkline promoted the popular paxil and wellbutrin for useses. also failed to disclose avandia could cause heart problems. >>> the 45-year-old swim erika up short last night in her final bid to make the record sixth olympic team. >>> tarmoh with drew from the tiebreaking runoff for the spot in the 100 meter. she conceded to training partner allyson felix saying her heart wasn't in it. >>> gr
Jul 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> totally. the crowd wasn't sure how to react there. >> it happen last night at the twins-tigers game. or on the fourth of july, i should say. yeah. welcome back. >> it's a tough song to sing. let's just say that. >> it is. >>> nancy reagan turns 91 today. the former first lady is taking on a familiar role this election year, as the first lady of the republican party. >> on thursday, mrs. reagan made her first public appearance since a fall left her with broken ribs in april. ♪ happy birthday to you >> reporter: it wasn't perhaps the kind of birthday greeting a 91-year-old might expect. but the reagan presidential ibrary hosting an exhibit from the walt disney archives, the worlds of politics and show business came together, much as they did in the reagan's own lives. mrs. reagan joined robert iger, chairman of the disney company, to open the exhibit. while nancy reagan rarely speaks in public these days, inside the republican party her voice can still be powerful and influential. in the 24 years since her husband left office, nancy reagan's endorsement has been sought by republican
Jul 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Jul 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Jul 22, 2012 7:00am PDT
believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ use the points we earn with our citi thankyou card for a relaxing vacation. ♪ sometimes, we go for a ride in the park. maybe do a little sightseeing. or, get some fresh air. but this summer, we used our thank youpoints to just hang out with a few friends in london. [ male announcer ] the citi thankyou visa card. redeem the points you've earned to travel with no restrictions. rewarding you, every step of the way. >>> today, hi v aids activists, researchers and doctors are mighting for the 19th sxwernt as a conference in washington, d.c. much will we devoted to the lock us point of the epidemic, subsaharan africa. because of the 33 million living with aids around the globe, 22.5 million live in subsaharan africa. much of the fron assistance is focused on alleviating the reach of the hiv krids. meanwhile, the chinese government says it will invest a staggering $20 billion in the african continent for agricultural developments and infrastructure projects. signifying developmental d
Jul 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
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Jul 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> okay. not only celebrating independence but also birthdays. we have twins here sam and sarah. are you riding anything under that hat? nothing. what's it feel like to be double digits now. do you feel old? >> weird. >> weird. double digits. just wait until you hit your 30s. let's have a look at the forecast across the country and who you that is going to be hot. we could see storms but storms will wane throughout the day. here is a look at the forecast as we to the evening hours. all of the storms will be scattered and >> we may start up with a little rain this holiday but it will clear up having this afternoon. shower of this possible this >> this couple getting married at central park, congratulations give them love. if you're getting married today or any other day, is where you can find your wedding forecast. willie, did it rain on your wedding day? >> no, it did not but i didn't get married on the fourth of july. good choice, guys. >>> coming up next, a priest who made it his personal mission to change the culture at one college. but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> b
Jul 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
. it happened last night at the twins/tigers game. it happened on the fourth of july i should say. yeah. welcome back. >> it's a tough song to sing. let's just say that. >>> nancy reagan turns 91 today. the former first lady is taking on a familiar role this election year as a first lady of the republican party. >> on thursday, as john blackstone reports, she made her first public appearance since a fall left her with broken ribs in april. >>> it wasn't perhaps the kind of birthday greeting a 91-year-old might expect. but the reagan presidential library hosting an exhibit from the walt disney archives the world of politics and show business came together much as they did in the reagans own lives. she joined robert iger of the walt disney company to open the exhibit. >> while nancy reagan rarely speaks in public inside the republican party, her voice can still be powerful and influential. >> in the 24 years since her husband left office nancy reagan's endorsement has been sought by republicans. successfully by mitt romney. and a new generation has now come calli
Jul 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
'm an identical twin. one of his brothers wanted to know where he came from, the other had no interest. it's varying person to person. how people feel about that and their identity. >> this is the first time you were from a teenage voice. most of the time you write about things that are relatable to women in particular. do you base it on things that have gone on in your own life or you sort of look around what's happening with girls that you know and care about? >> well, i never had an affair with my best friend's fiance. good starting point. >> that's a good thing. >> i write about relationships. so i draw on my own relationships, of course. you know, your friends, how often when you talk to your friends, do you not only cover your life and her life. but you go on to say, how about that other friend of yours? then you cover all these people and discuss them. it's just a whole -- there's so much you can draw on. when really at heart you're writing about mothers and daughters and sisters and relationships. dysfunctional and problems. secrets. >> this book deals with the big secret. which is
FOX News
Jul 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
on commercial airline flight with actually twin brothers. one bringing the other one home that was killed in iraq and he had a 4-year-old son and there's a term i use in life. synchronici synchronicity, chance with a purpose. i don't believe in chance. god called me on a mission in my life, to help one child and we'll be near 4,000 recipients in the next couple of weeks, and unfortunately, there's almost a million dependents that fall in that category of having someone killed or disabled. so the gap is huge. and -- >> you're serving to fill part of that gap. now, people are wondering why do we have a clydesdale horse out here? >> that's right. >> what the heck is budweiser's relationship with you? >> well, i think first, you do not have to be in the military to be a patriot. and there are great ways to serve and we are really, we're free 99% of this country courtesy of the 1% that step up and put the uniform on. budweiser has stepped in in an amazing way. i got a great can here. stars and stripes can. >> look at the label on that. >> they're donating a nickel for every case of budweiser
Jul 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
places so you can get unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ test. >>> back at 7:43, for the second time in a month the fda has approved a prescription weight loss day called qsymia. will it work for you and what are the side effects. dr. raj, an nbc contributor and madelyn fernstrom, diet and nutrition editor. good morning, ladies, to both of you. qsymia is a combination of two drugs, one used to suppress appetite, the other for seizures. how does the combo pill work? >> it's to actually bathe the p brown in two kinds of signals. phentermine is a stimulant that reduces appetite, reduces hunger signals. the other for seizures. people were losing weight. by suppressing brain activity so you don't get seizures it reduces appetite. something in low effective doses gives a one-two punch to give you that combination. >> talk about trials, 37,000 people studied, some took a placebo. >> actually 3700 people. >> all right. 3700. okay. >> what they found was the
Jul 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ our burying the power lines, so maybe we haven't solved the country's economic mess. it would be a huge mess. you have to dig up a lot of things. much more difficult than it first appears. we'll bracket that. it's brainstorming here. >>> john, i want to ask you about demand. i mean there's an argument -- there's sort of two arguments i think we get in this economy about uncertainty on one hand, which is something you talked about before, and demand. business es don't have enough customers. what are you seeing? obviously i should stipulate. the upper east side of manhattan is a different environment than youngstown, ohio or baltimore, maryland. this is not representative but i'm curious what you're saying. >> it is different. all in my case, people still have to eat. but we've seen a decline in demand so to speak. we've lost tourism. and this is a direct effect of the euro. you can easily see it we have less french, spanish, and italian touri
Jul 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Jul 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
in the country. we'll do the twin sister road trip tomorrow on "today." that's so fun. i'm natalie morales along with willie geist and tamron hall. is that vacation or work? >> vacation. >> a good gig. meanwhile if you're thinking about taking a family trip, how about camping with the kids, enjoy the outdoors. even if you haven't done it, what you need to know to ensure everybody, including tamron, has a good time. >> i say include an exit plan but i could be persuaded with s'mores. weather, a casual picnic, weekend at the beach. what to bring a host. creative ideas, perfect gift for any occasion. look at that, that's great. play a new game. dominos. >> on another note, today nbc news is launching, english language news and lifestyle featuring hispanic perspectives on family, food. i'm proud to say i'm a contributor. be sure to check out we're excited about this. stephanie abrams here for al. >> i love camping. you know you can camp in central park. what do you guys say? >> legally? >> yes. they have on friday nights or something. do you know about this? maybe we should
Jul 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
could be there in the twin cities but south of there it's just going to be down right steamy. st. louis for you 104 for the afternoon. in fact, st. louis, expect hundreds over the next several days into the weekend. the southwest we're starting to see a little bit more moisture creeping in on here. with that, we have the risk for showers and storms. phoenix, that will help keep the temperatures down just a bit there. finally in the northwest, this will be one of the quieter areas across the country. i think i take 70 in seal, sunshine there, richard, looking pretty good for the fourth of july there. >> that's warm for them in seattle as well as san francisco. we will take a 70 back east anytime. alex wallace, thank you is so much. >>> it could be slow going on the road the next few days. triple sashgs predicting this will be one of the most traveled fourth of july holidays in the last ten years with without 36 million drivers hitting the roads. aaa saying lower gas prices are one reason why. its fuel gauge report puts today's average at $3.34 a gallon. last month looking at this number
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